NSW latest Covid-19 update as at 3 June

NSW recorded no new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8pm last night.

Two new overseas-acquired cases were recorded in the same period, bringing the total number of cases in NSW since the beginning of the pandemic to 5,401.

There were 18,672 tests reported to 8pm last night, compared with the previous day’s total of 21,551.

NSW Health administered its highest-ever number of vaccines in one day, giving 14,595 vaccines in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, including 5,496 at the vaccination centre at Sydney Olympic Park.

The total number of vaccines administered in NSW is now 1,377,812, with 461,855 doses administered by NSW Health to 8pm last night and 915,957 administered by the GP network and other providers, to 11:59pm on Tuesday 1 June 2021.

CasesCount
Confirmed cases (including interstate residents in NSW health care facilities) 5,401
Deaths (in NSW from confirmed cases) 56
Total tests carried out 6,122,545
Total vaccinations administered in NSW1,377,812

NSW Health was advised last night (Wednesday 2 June) of further venues of concern associated with confirmed cases of COVID-19 who were in southern New South Wales from 19-24 May while potentially infectious.

The timeframe, which was originally 23-24 May, was expanded as household contacts of the original case have now also tested positive and their potential infectious period includes additional days in NSW.

If you were at any of the following venues at the times listed, please immediately call NSW Health on 1800 943 553, get tested and isolate until you receive further information from NSW Health:

SuburbLocationAddressDate and time
Jervis BayGreen Patch campground, Booderee National ParkVillage Bay Road Wednesday, 19 May 4pm – Monday 24 May 9am
Huskisson5 Little PigsShop 4-5, 64-66 Owen StreetFriday, 21 May 8-11.30am
HuskissonHuskisson Treasure Chest74 Owen StreetFriday, 21 May 11.30am-12pm
VincentiaColes Vincentia Shopping Village21 The Wool RoadFriday, 21 May 12-1pm Saturday, 22 May 12-1pm (in addition to times previously announced)

If you attended any of the following venues at the times listed, please immediately get tested and isolate until a negative result is received:

SuburbLocationAddressDate and time
GundagaiThe Coffee Pedaler136 Sheridan StreetWednesday, 19 May 9.30-11.15am
GundagaiGundagai Craft Centre105 Sheridan StreetWednesday, 19 May 11am-12pm
GundagaiJunque and Disorderly Antique Shop177 Sheridan StreetWednesday, 19 May 11am-12pm
GoulburnShell Coles Express Big Merino1/3 Sowerby StreetWednesday, 19 May 1.45-2.05pm (in addition to times previously announced)

NSW Health is continuing to investigate the movements of these cases in southern New South Wales, and this list of venues may be updated.

To date, NSW Health has contacted 517 people who attended exposure sites in NSW. None have tested positive to date.

NSW Health has opened a new pop-up COVID-19 testing clinic at the Gundagai Visitor Information Centre, 249 Sheridan St, Gundagai, today from 10am to 4.30pm. The Gundagai Medical Centre, 95 Sheridan St, Gundagai NSW 2722 may also be contacted for advice on testing.

NSW Health has already increased testing capacity on the South Coast with a new pop‑up drive-through in Huskisson, and extended hours at existing clinics.

Anyone who lives in Jervis Bay, Vincentia, Huskisson, Hyams Beach, Goulburn or Gundagai, or has visited these areas since 19 May, is asked to be especially vigilant for even the mildest of cold-like symptoms, and is urged to come forward for testing immediately if they appear, then isolate until a negative result is received. Additionally, anyone who has recently had symptoms should also get tested. There are more than 300 COVID-19 testing locations across NSW. To find your nearest clinic, visit: COVID-19 clinics or contact your GP.

People who have been in Victoria since 12 May are reminded to check the Victoria Department of Health and Human Services website regularly, and immediately follow the relevant public health advice if they have been to any of the listed venues of concern. Venues of concern continue to be identified and the associated advice for people who have attended previously reported venues may change. Anyone who is now in NSW and has attended any of these venues at the specified times should contact NSW Health immediately on 1800 943 553.

Nobody from Victoria should be travelling to NSW without permission, except for those travelling within the defined border region. Anyone arriving in NSW by air, rail or road from Victoria (except for designated border communities) must complete a travel declaration. The declaration form is available on the Service NSW website, and can be completed in the 24 hours before entering NSW or on arrival.

NSW Health strongly advises against all non-essential travel to Victoria. People who do choose to travel will be required to follow the Victorian stay-at-home requirements on their return to NSW.

Please continue to take all practical measures to stay COVID-safe, including practising good hand hygiene, and always using QR codes to check in to and out of venues. Masks are recommended in any situation where physical distancing is not possible, such as on public transport.

NSW Health is treating 24 COVID-19 cases, none of whom are in intensive care. Most cases (88 per cent) are being treated in non-acute, out-of-hospital care, including returned travellers in the Special Health Accommodation.

Likely source of confirmed COVID-19 cases in NSW

Likely source of infectionCases past 24 hours*Cases past 7 days**All cases
Overseas 2143,215
Interstate 0090
Locally acquired – linked to known case or cluster 001,645
Locally acquired – no links to known case or cluster00451
Locally acquired – investigation ongoing 000
Under initial investigation000
Total2145,401

Note: Case counts reported for a particular day may vary over time due to ongoing investigations and case review.

*notified from 8pm 1 June 2021 to 8pm 2 June 2021

**from 8pm 27 May 2021 to 8pm 2 June 2021

Returned travellers in hotel quarantine to date

Since 29 March 2020Count
Symptomatic travellers tested 13,756
Found positive 267
Since 30 June 2020Count
Asymptomatic travellers screened at day 2 110,515
Found positive691
From 15 May 2020 to 12 January 2021Count
Asymptomatic travellers screened at day 1079,623
Found positive182
Since 13 January 2021Count
Asymptomatic travellers screened at day 12*42,127
Found positive45

* Testing previously carried out on day 10 is now carried out on day 12.

COVID-19 vaccination update

COVID-19 vaccination doses administered in NSWDoses past 24 hours*All doses
NSW Health – first doses11,001341,535
NSW Health – second doses 3,594120,320
Total14,595461,855

*notified from 1 June 2021 to 8pm 2 June 2021

Note: NSW Health’s vaccination clinics generally operate Monday to Friday. Therefore, there may be limited or no vaccines administered on weekend days and public holidays due to planned closures.

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